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September/October 2004 Annals of Family Medicine tip sheet

...s' diagnoses were grouped into 35 categories, with pneumonia (42 percent), influenza (10 percent), viral syndrome (9 percent), septicemia (8 percent), bronchitis (7 percent), central nervous system infection (6 percent), and gastroenteritis (4 percent) accounting for 86 percent of all diagnoses. The authors po...

Molecular switch provides clues to remarkable adaptability of human pathogen

...n. The researchers demonstrated that mice develop pneumonia after exposure to normal P. aeruginosa but are resistant to infection with a mutant variant of P. aeruginosa lacking RetS. Surprisingly, the less virulent P. aeruginosa with mutated RetS formed bacterial communities, called biofilms, much earlier th...

Study reveals developing countries with recipe for thriving health biotech industries

... influenzae type b infection, which often leads to pneumonia and meningitis in children under the age of five. Despite being relatively poor, Cuba's biotech sector is among the most successful in the developing world today. Cuba exports biotechnology products to more than 50 countries, mainly in ...

Tips from the journals of the American Society for Microbiology

...ed CoV-HKU1, was first identified in a 71-year old pneumonia patient that had just returned from China. Follow...ples taken from a 35-year old woman suffering from pneumonia were positive for the virus, supporting the identification of a new group 2 coronavirus. "Our data s...

Blocking cell signaling can stymie viral infections, study shows

...s a protein much like SPGF), which causes a lethal pneumonia in mice. As hoped, the animals were protected from...ory-grown cells and in lab animals infected with a pneumonia virus similar to variola. Instead of using antibodies as the SPGF blockers, they used an experimenta...

American Chemical Society meeting March 13-17 features wide variety of new research

...leading cause of life-threatening diseases such as pneumonia and meningitis. The ACS Division of Carbohydrate Chemistry is hosting the symposium. Other highlights include: Antibiotics from genetically engineered bacteria that may help solve the growing drug-resistance problem Discovery of a gene for Type I...

Chemical engineer Kao explores antibiotic synthesis with DNA chips

...n to treat bronchitis, diphtheria, whooping cough, pneumonia and other conditions. Reverse engineering involves taking something apart to see how it works. For Kao, it means asking how one strain of Saccharopolyspora erythraea produces ten times the erythromycin of normal strains. The answer, it seems, lies no...

Using molecular technique, researcher identify hospital pool bacterial pathogen

...sitivity pneumonitis, a lung condition that mimics pneumonia symptoms. The therapeutic pool was unlike regular swimming pools but similar to hot tubs in that the water temperature is about 92-94 degrees F. The pool water was treated with hydrogen peroxide, rather than chlorine, as a disinfectant. P...

New lab technique identifies high levels of pathogens in therapy pool

...sitivity pneumonitis, a lung condition that mimics pneumonia symptoms. The study was published in the March 14 issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. The paper was authored by Lars Angenent of Washington University; Norman Pace, Mark Hernandez and Allison Amand of CU-Boulder; and Scott...

VUMC researchers find drug-resistant bacteria MRSA a growing threat

...escents in the intensive care units suffering from pneumonia and others with the organism in the bloodstream. MRSA skin abscesses, the typical problem associated with MRSA, and bone infections have also been seen in both the Emergency Department and outpatient clinics. The skin abscesses often require drainage...

Tufts University's Andrew Camilli named Howard Hughes Medical Investigator

...Camilli's work focuses on how cholera bacteria and pneumonia bacteria gain virulence in the human body. He was ...ntibiotics," said Camilli. "Diarrheal diseases and pneumonia are worldwide threats and these two bacterial pathogens are emblematic of numerous other pathogens. ...

Community MRSA is re-emergence of 1950s pandemic, study suggests

...us aureus bacteria caused skin lesions, sepsis and pneumonia in children and young adults around the world. This pandemic of both hospital and community acquired infections waned throughout the 1960s as the antibiotic meticillin was used to treat these infections. Now researchers have shown that one of the key...

Respiratory syncytial virus poses a significant threat to elderly

... RSV is the most common cause of bronchiolitis and pneumonia among infants and children under 1 year of age. Bu...accounted for 10.6 percent of hospitalizations for pneumonia during winter months, 11.4 percent for those with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, 5.4 percent...

Large community-based clinical trial in older cancer patients suggests benefits of Neulasta

...erse events were febrile neutropenia, neutropenia, pneumonia and dehydration....

Study finds medication prevents travelers' diarrhea

...ducing the future value of the antibiotic to treat pneumonia and other life-threatening diseases. Lab analysis in the study showed rifaximin did not stimulate resistance in the Escherichia coli (E. coli) bacteria that causes the illness in Mexico, a finding consistent with earlier studies. Unlike other anti...

UCI awarded $40 million to establish regional biodefense and infectious disease research center

...n; understanding how Burkholderia bacteria cause pneumonia and sepsis; and discovering new methods to prevent tularemia, a serious bacterial disease named after Tulare County, Calif. The center also will create a clinical trials unit for evaluating new vaccines. In addition, the center will support a deta...

Bacteria can survive for weeks on hospital surfaces

...n infections to serious surgical wound infections, pneumonia or blood infections. "The potential of MRSA to be transferred from person to person, in large part, depends on its ability to survive on environmental surfaces," says researcher Kris Owens of Ecolab, Inc. in Mendota Heights, Minnesota. For the stud...

UCLA awarded more than $6 million for biodefense and infectious disease research

...d will study an environmental organism that causes pneumonia and septicemia, and is a potential bioterror threat. Numerous safety precautions will be in effect, as required under federal regulations. The researchers will work with the organism under tightly controlled conditions, with high security and extensi...

Device traps, disables harmful bacteria

...sitivity pneumonitis, a lung condition that mimics pneumonia symptoms. This forced the pool to shut down. It is now reopened. Lars T. Angenent, Ph.D., Washington University assistant professor of chemical engineering, and the Colorado engineers mounted three high-efficiency particulate air (HEPA) ultraviolet ...

ASU's Curtiss awarded $14.8M from Gates Foundation to develop new pneumonia vaccine for newborns

...ea in order to improve a vaccine against bacterial pneumonia so it requires only a single dose. The current vaccine requires four injections given at specific intervals. The project will formulate the vaccine with a safe, low-cost additive derived from weakened Salmonella bacteria, which early studies suggest...

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